Education

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 3 with Renee Sills

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial 30-minute podcast produced by a group of students and educators based out of Reynolds High School in Troutdale, OR, just outside of Portland. The students are enrolled in the Reynolds Gallery of Contemporary Art (RoCA), where they learn profess... Read more

John Lively Interview

Produced for Between Us
John Lively is a democrat running for Oregon House District 15.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he has survived as a moderate in an atmosphere of rank partisanism, why he believes strongly in the healing power of holistic medicine and how he has special empathy for th... Read more

Alex Spenser Interview

Produced for Between Us
Alex Spenser is a democrat running for US House of Representatives District 2.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her former boss motivated her to take her place in the congressional race, how the rural - urban divide is a myth and why she believes the key to leadership... Read more

Miriam Cummins Interview

Produced for Between Us
Miriam Cummins is a democrat who is running for Oregon House District seat 15.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the issue of DACA is still important even though it's not being talked about a lot right now, why she thinks the voters of her district might be ready for a... Read more

PSU students petition for student input in graduation alternative during social distancing

Airs at: Wed, 04/08/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Students at Portland State University who are set to graduate this June received a terse email from administrators saying their graduation will take place online. Several student petitions have begun in response, asking for student involvement in the decision about thei... Read more

Presswatch on 04/09/20

Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch

Hold Space From a Distance

Airs at: Thu, 04/16/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
"Yoga teachers talk about “holding space” for their students or for a room. It really is an important part of finding calm in yourself and finding calm within a group of people. I wouldn't have thought that it was possible to do that over a computer screen. I'm finding over... Read more

We Are All In This Together, But We're Not All In the Same Boat

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
  "We don't always communicate well with our neighbors and with the people in the places we frequent on a daily basis, whether it's schools or stores. I don't think we can assume right now that everyone's connected to the same websites or internet pages, and we're certainl... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Episode 7

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 12:00pm - Thu, 04/01/2021 at 12:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
Over the last several years, I have talked to a lot of local folks who work very hard to help other people – giving comfort to patients at the end of life, providing food and firewood to low income people, or helping people who are homeless – and they have taught me a lot a... Read more

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more